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Autor:  Tom
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Data:  19/FEV/2005 8:33 PM
Assunto:  Re: uxoriouness ?
 
Mensagem:  Uxorious and uxoriousness are both five dollar words. No one uses them unless they are trying to show off that they work cross word puzzles. They are both words that newspaper reporters, news broadcasters and most writers would avoid for fear of loosing their listener/reader. Did you ever hear either word in a song? I've got nothing against higher education but words have to roll off of the tongue and feel good to the ear. I know both and use neither in normal day to day communication. I like simpler words like baboso and doting. But, then again, I'm a simple guy.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
uxoriouness ?  –  val  19/FEV/2005, 4:07 PM
Re: uxoriouness ?  –  pat  19/FEV/2005, 5:26 PM
Re: uxoriouness ?  –  Wauber  19/FEV/2005, 6:31 PM
 Re: uxoriouness ?  –  Tom  19/FEV/2005, 8:33 PM
Re: uxoriouness ?  –  pat  20/FEV/2005, 11:01 AM
thanks Pat  –  val  20/FEV/2005, 5:46 PM

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